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light rain is falling in spots early this morning. temperatures will be cooler north and west of des moines and this is where it will be icy. a winter storm warning is in effect until 6 pm in between atlantic and mason city. the city of metro is under an advisory until 6 pm. this morning a mix of some snow, freezing rain, and rain will fall in central iowa. the precipitation will be all snow in northwest iowa through the day. we may see some slushy snow mix in with the precipitation on and off through the day in des moines, especially north and west of the metro. but overall, the afternoon for the city of des moines looks to be primarily rain. less than an inch of snow may fall in des moines by the time the system pulls out tuesday morning. northwest iowa is were the snow will accumulate and is where 3 to 6" is possible. only rain will fall in southeast iowa. the rest of the week will be sunny and dry with seasonal temperatures back in the low 40s for
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drivers should allow themselves a little extra time to get to work this morning. that's because the winter weather could create some headaches on iowa roads. here's a look at the department of transportation's road conditions map... as you can see... some roads up north are completely covered with ice... and others are partially covered. the rest of the state is generally clear... but could be slick in spots. channel 13's roger riley is giving us the dash camera perspective... along
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now to our other top story... an overnight shooting in des moines. police say one person was shot... after already being the target of another crime. it all started in the 29 hundred block of cottage grove avenue... in the drake neighborhood. police say at least one suspect invaded a home there... around 11 p -m. the homeowner chased them out and down the street... before being shot. the victim was taken to the hospital. no word on any suspects in the case. the incident prompted a drake bulldog alert. that's when drake sends out alerts to students living nearby. des moines police are following up on some leads in a deadly downtown shooting. this occurred just after one yesterday morning... at court avenue and 3rd
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edmund perez with a gunshot wound... he later died at the hospital. 23 year old andrew hurley-boyd was also shot... and is still being treated. police haven't identified a suspect... but say they have a lot of information from witnesses... i mean it's unfortunate that it happened in our entertainment district, court avenue is a nice place to go. we can't judge any one neighborhood based on the actions of one individual. hopefully it won't turn to that - the person who is responsible for this is the one who pulled the trigger. and that's where our focus is right now police say they'll release more information on the case this afternoon. the man accused of hitting and killing a cyclist in the metro will stand trial beginning today. jonathan leyva is charged with homicide by o - w - i. he plead not guilty in september. police say levya struck wade franck with his vehicle along grand avenue in august. they say his blood alcohol content was nearly 3 times the
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legal limit. the better business bureau is warning iowans about online shopping scams... it says scam artists are out in full force during the holiday season... especially on cyber monday. it suggests avoiding coupon deals that seem too good to be true... keeping an eye out for misspellings... and deleting emails that include links. if you encounter any of these scams... report it to the b - b - b . millions of americans are expected to participate in cyber monday... and amazon is expected to be one of the hottest cyber shopping spots. jay gray has more from the retailer's distribution center in new jersey. this is what the holiday hustle looks like.. on the floor at amazon.. prepping and packing, hundreds- of-thousands of orders.. as standing in-line.. now gives way.. to ordering on-line...
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"shopping is no longer an in-store experience. we know that many people are shopping on line, many people are using their phones to buy products." more than ever according to data which indicates cyber monday shoppers this year will spend 3-billion dollars or more.. up 12-percent from last year.. a trend.. according to a survey from sas.. driven by "convenience, value, and the ability to compare prices and search for better deals.." "two clicks of a button and you can purchase whatever you want for clicking, and spending their money analysts say.. on electronics -- a category that could account for as much as 75-percent of today's on-line sales.. "you can save on those great high ticketed items, appliances, electronics, high end accessories." high-tech bargain hunting.. that's become a holiday tradition.. jay gray - nbc news - robbinsville,
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authorities say leaving the gas pump while filling up your vehicle could be dangerous... they're pointing to an incident at a gas station in hiawatha as an example. they say the driver left his vehicle to go inside the state... and the pump didn't click off. that caused 15 to 20 gallons of gas to spill all over the ground. crews cleaned up up before anything happened. authorities also say you shouldn't wait inside your vehicle... they say static electricity from getting out and touching the pump could create sparks. people can weigh in on proposed budget cuts for the west des moines school district... the district is trying to trim up to 850 thousand dollars from its budget of 150 million. a committee recommended certain programs be eliminated to save money... the japanese and german foreign language offerings would be affected the most. the district is holding a public
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input session tonight at the learning resource center. it starts at 6 - 30. the school board is expected to vote on the cuts next month. today cyclone nation will be formally introduced to its new football coach... matt campbell arrived in ames yesterday. campbell has agreed to a six year contract... with a two million dollar salary for the first year. he spent the last four years as toledo's head coach... winning 70 percent of his games. three of those four seasons ended with at least nine wins. he's the third football coach hired by iowa state athletic director jamie pollard... and replaces paul rhoads. ...keep rolling. campbell is scheduled to speak at a press conference at noon.
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it'll take place at the bergstrom football complex." the winter press conference is scheduled for december 8th. the end to a perfect season puts iowa at number four in the latest a - p poll. the hawkeyes held off the cornhuskers in nebraska on friday for their 12th win. it's the first time they've finished 12-0 in school history. one more win and the hawks will be in the college football playoffs... but no matter the outcome... players say they feel like they've already won. ... during the season. iowa takes on michigan state in the big ten championship this saturday. kickoff is at 7 - 17. it's number four versus number five in the a-p rankings. the college football playoff rankings will be released tomorrow.
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the highest-ranked hawkeye team in america is still the iowa wrestling team, and that should be changing anytime soon. yesterday, tom brands' second- ranked squad visited iowa state and dominated the number-17 cyclones for a 12th straight year. cory clark...one of many hawkeyes to have an easy time...gets number 7 earl hall twisted like a pretzel. clark and the hawks roll to the easy win, 33-6. a local non profit has a fun way of you getting you and your pets into the holiday spirit the "santa paws" event will help capture those precious moments with your furry friends. for 10 dollars you... the family... and your pets can take pictures with mister and misses clause. all of the proceeds for the vent go to the "pet project midwest." the organization helps families provide food for their pets. well we are always needing food.
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keep those families together." if you want to get your pets picture taken santa paws will be at bone-ap- a-treat in wes des moines this
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for a lot of people... the holidays aren't complete without christmas lights. but putting them up... can be a pain. and even dangerous. coming up... why letting someone else do it for you is growing
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light rain is falling in spots early this morning. temperatures will be cooler north and west of des moines and this is where it will be icy. a winter storm warning is in effect until 6 pm in between atlantic and mason
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this morning a mix of some snow, freezing rain, and rain will fall in central iowa. the precipitation will be all snow in northwest iowa through the day. we may see some slushy snow mix in with the precipitation on and off through the day in des moines, especially north and west of the metro. but overall, the afternoon for the city of des moines looks to be primarily rain. less than an inch of snow may fall in des moines by the time the system pulls out tuesday morning. northwest iowa is were the snow will accumulate and is where 3 to 6" is possible. only rain will fall in southeast iowa. the rest of the week will be sunny and dry with seasonal temperatures back in the low 40s for
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putting up christmas lights on your house is tradition for a lot of people. but it's a lot of work. coming up, we show you why more people are hiring someone to do it for them. and how this is turning into big
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what if the holidays were about people again? and the four-letter word that defined the season was l-o-v-e, and not s-a-l-e. that's the world t.j.maxx, marshalls and homegoods stores live in. where there's no need for sales because we offer amazing priceson thoughtful gifts everyday. let's put more value on what really matters. this season, bring back the holidays. with t.j.maxx, marshalls and homegoods. a trend gathering steam involves safely and expertly putting up christmas decorations on the outside of your house. and it just might be the nicest gift you get or give yourself this year. chris clackum has the details. national lampoon's christmas vacation... clark griswold
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clearly demonstrating the hazards and dangers ....of stringing your own outdoor christmas lights. well...catching on for christmas 2015... are those who'll do the decorating for you...reducing the risks...and making homeowners, happier for the holidays. "it's so beautiful when it's all done, so nice and perfect" hiring someone to hang the whatever... has turned into a lucrative venture. "are we wrapping the trunk? no, just the tree" jennifer everson has just such a company in charlotte... designing.. installing and maintaining throughout the season ..holiday decorations. "there is nothing more convenient that having someone else put up your lighting and decor it's also spawned a whole new industry for those use to working at great heights... builders, painters, roofers... ...even firemen like jennifer's husband john...are offering their services to hang outside decorations. "obviously it's not only a safer way to put up your decorations, you
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also stand a better chance at getting that pinterest perfect look" after all, social media is where the idea was really launched. "social media has created a broader audience for perfection" perfection that's evident when the lights and decor are turned on after being hung safely by someone
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overnight shooting.. police say
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